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What’s the Right Age for Children to Start Wearing Contact Lenses?

One of the most common questions we eye doctors hear from parents is “How old does my child have to be to start wearing contact lenses?” Contact lens wear is not a function of a child’s age. In fact, many … Continue reading

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Halloween Contact Lenses Can Have Scary Consequences — Part 2

In part 1, my Aunt Missy told the beginning to her story of how she put on her regular contact lenses for Halloween after storing them in her case for about a month.  I want to stress that she was … Continue reading

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Halloween Contact Lenses Can Have Scary Consequences

It’s getting to be that time of year again.  Time for dressing up, trick or treating, and parents picking out their favorite candies from their kids’ candy haul.  But for eye doctors, it’s that time of year where we start … Continue reading

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Eye Health and Nutrition — Bridging the Gap with Juice Plus+

“Keep yourself healthy and you’ll keep your eyes healthy”. I’ve said this to countless patients over the years. Usually followed by a reminder to eat your fruits and veggies, especially leafy greens like spinach and kale. Pretty much, it was … Continue reading

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Nutrition and the Eyes

Don’t forget your leafy greens and omega-3s. I’m getting mine in juice form today.

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Best Treatments for Dark Circles and Puffy Eyes

I had a patient in today asking me about remedies for her puffy eyelids and dark circles under her eyes. To me, that falls under the cosmetics realm but while she was in the exam room I went to Amazon.com … Continue reading

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How To Take Care of Your Eyes

A blueprint for healthy eyes for life. Thanks to Sugarland Eye! View full infographic Source: Click here

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For the dog lovers.

Did you know in some areas that there are veterinary ophthalmologists?  I’m pretty sure they don’t prescribe eyeglasses and I can guarantee you they don’t believe in the effectiveness of vision therapy.  But I’m sure they deal with their share … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,500 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Another reason to get the kids outside…Prevent Myopia?

New research an eye opener on cause of myopia – CNN.com. A recent study from Australia shows that 10 to 14 hours of sunlight per week may reduce a child’s chance of becoming near-sighted.  Interestingly enough,  in Australia wearing hats … Continue reading

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